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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Auditions: ‘American Idiot’ at Cranford Dramatic Club Community Theatre


8487052 American Idiot Performances
2/12, 2/13, 2/19, 2/20, 2/26, 2/27 @ 8:00 PM
2/21 @ 2:00 PM
Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Michael is called back home to attend familial responsibilities, and Johnny's attention becomes divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship.
Director/Choreographer: Megan Ferentinos
Music Director: Jack Bender
Producer: Elizabeth Howard

11/16 7:00 PM
11/18 7:00 PM

The Cranford Dramatic Club Community Theatre               78 Winans Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016

Audition Song: We are looking for any songs you think are appropriate for a rock musical! Rock songs that aren’t from music theatre are acceptable (and encouraged). We are looking for strong rock vocals, with strong abilities as a lead singer/back up singer harmonizer.

Callbacks by invitation only
11/22 @ 5:00 PM

Johnny - The self-proclaimed "Jesus of Suburbia." Bored of his do-nothing, go-nowhere existence, he takes off for the city to get a new lease on life. He wages an inner war between a budding love for Whatsername and growing dependency on St. Jimmy and drugs.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: B2 – B4

Tunny - Johnny's friend who follows him to the city and eventually enlists in the army. He travels to the Middle East. A dreamer who is easily swayed, first by Johnny's ideas and then by patriotism and the American Dream.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: D3 – B4

Will - Johnny's friend. He ends up staying in Suburbia to take care of pregnant girlfriend Heather. The more he stays on the couch, the more he becomes slowly disconnected from the world and his own relationships.
Male, 20-30 yrs old
Range: C#3 – A4

St. Jimmy - Johnny's alter ego. Known as the "city badass." An enigmatic and charismatic enabler who gets Johnny addicted to drugs and grows jealous of his relationship with Whatsername.
Male, 30-40 yrs old
Range: C3 - F#5

Heather - A girl in Suburbia and Will's girlfriend. She discovers she is pregnant but has difficulty telling her boyfriend of the news. She struggles to maintain their relationship with his despondency and eventually leaves him.
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: A3 – E5

Whatsername - A girl in the city who falls for Johnny. A rebellious activist who is willing to follow Johnny to the ends of the earth, but fights to have him embrace their authentic relationship rather than pursue his addiction.
Female, 20-30 yrs old
Range: F#3 - D#5

Extraordinary Girl - A girl in the Middle East who appears as a sexual hallucination to injured Tunny. Attractive and mysterious, she later appears as his nurse and accompanies him home after the war.
Female, 20-35 yrs old
Range:Bb3 – E5

Also seeking a high-intensity group of individuals to complete this rocking cast We are looking for singers, dancers, movers with incredible stage presence.

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